The Little Epicurean

Sep 03 2015

Whiskey Yogurt Fig Popsicles

Whiskey Yogurt Fig Popsicles | the little epicurean

If you ask me anything about football, you’ll get a blank stare. But if you ask me about baseball, I might be able to answer your question. This past Monday, something crazy/insane/momentous happened. I watched a baseball game that started in August and ended in September! (!!!)

The Dodgers swept the Giants this week! Yay! Woo hoo! Anyway, the first game of their series took place on Monday, August 31. It started at 7pm and ended at 12:30am September 1st. The game lasted 14 innings! I’m fully aware of the 7th inning stretch, but I did not know that a second stretch takes place at the 14th inning. I always thought it was a one and done deal.  No matter how much I love baseball, I don’t think I can attend a game that requires to me sing Take Me Out to the Ball Game twice.

Over the weekend, I made a ton of these fig popsicles. So while Alex and I (along with our pups) watched the Dodgers and Giants this week, we ate these whiskey yogurt fig popsicles. (I think they’re good luck. I’m not going to eat the remaining popsicles until the next Dodgers game. Yes, I believe in silly sports superstition.)

Whiskey Yogurt Fig Popsicles | the little epicurean

Some recipes come about because I’m craving a particular treat. And then some recipes are made out of necessity. Necessity being that I need to clean out the fridge and make room for new groceries. I had yogurt, mascarpone, and a ton of figs. Immediately I thought about these fig popsicles I saw on Instagram a couple weeks ago.

Sep 01 2015

Roasted Tomato Salsa

Roasted Tomato Salsa| the little epicurean

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Food Should Taste Good. As always, all opinions and recipe are my own.  September is here! In the blink of an eye the holidays will roll around and before you know it, it’s time to prepare that Thanksgiving turkey. In the meantime, let’s try to savor the remaining days of

Aug 28 2015

Sparkling Cucumber Mint Gin

Sparkling Cucumber Mint Gin | the little epicurean

I assumed the most difficult part was finding the person you’d want to spend forever with, someone that you would agree to make vows and promises to in front of everyone important in your life, meeting someone that would accept all your little quirks and flaws and love you for you. Well. Apparently that was

Aug 26 2015

Honey Earl Grey Fig Cake

Honey Earl Grey Fig Cake | the little epicurean

I once believed figs were chewy cookies. As a kid, if you told me that figs were fruits, I’d laugh in your face. To me, figs were cookies that came in a yellow box.  (The company that makes those cookies I speak of just recently removed “fig” from their name to dispel any confusion because

Aug 20 2015

Pandesal (Filipino Bread Rolls)

Pandesal (Filipino Bread Rolls) | the little epicurean

Every country/cuisine/city has a nationally beloved bread. Think French croissants, San Francisco sourdough, and Italian focaccia. I introduce you to one my favorites- pandesal (also commonly spelled as pan de sal). Pandesal is the quintessential bread roll of the Philippines. They look very similar to dinner rolls like Parker House rolls. However, the main different, being

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